TITLE

The Westbrook Pegler Mind

AUTHOR(S)
West, George P.
PUB. DATE
October 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;10/5/42, Vol. 107 Issue 14, p407
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on member of the American Legion, Westbrook Pegler and other reactionaries that declare hostility and contempt against all the colored races and the people of the Soviet Union. Differences between reactionaries and liberals; Professional background of Pegler; Information that Pegler had got his first big money as a syndicated sports columnist for "The Tribune"; Role of Pegler in exposing labor racketeers involved in illegal practices; Statement that if Pegler got his journalistic education as a labor reporter instead of a sports writer, he would know that the U.S. owes her public-school system to the labor movement; Promotion of the socialist movements in the U.S.; Views of Pegler on the Communist movements which organized campaigns to influence college students and young professionals; Approach of economist Thorstein Veblen that "business," is incompatible with industry, in agreement with the mind of Pegler.
ACCESSION #
14874742

 

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